ERP – An Introduction

  • Historical Evaluation of ERP
  • ERP and Business Automation
  • ERP Vendors: Who’s Who in the ERP Market
  • ERP Architecture: Building the Right Foundation

ERP and Business Process Reengineering

  • ERP and Technology Life Cycles
  • True Impact of ERP on Existing Processes
  • Launching the ERP Selection Process
  • Key Criteria Behind the Selection Decision

Realities Behind ERP Implementation

  • The Different Phases of ERP Implementation
  • Setting the Scene for a Successful ERP Project
  • Dos and Don’ts in ERP Projects
  • Managing ERP Related Change Management Issues and Risks
  • Configuration Control and Base Settings
  • Master Data Management
    • General Ledger and Accounts
    • Accounts Payable and Receivable
    • Asset Management and Budgetary Control
    • Cost Estimate and Accounting

Understanding ERP’s Key Modules

  • Financial Management
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Production Planning and Control
  • Sales Management
  • Human Resources
  • Customer Relationship Management
  • Subcontracting and Materials
  • Service Management

Financial Implications of the ERP Investment

  • Quantifying your ERP Return On Investment (ROI)
  • The Licensing Cost behind the ERP Solution
  • Data Center Requirements
  • Resources Requirements
  • Organizational Requirements
  • Cost/Benefit Analysis: Short, Medium and Long-Term Views
  • Beyond Making the ERP Decision